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Published In: Bericht über die Thätigkeit der St. Gallischen Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft 1876–77: 257 (Gen. Sp. Musc. 2: 323). 1878. (Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: Thuidium pristocalyx (Müll. Hal.) A. Jaeger (Figs. 9–15.)
Map: Thuidium pristocalyx (Müll. Hal.) A. Jaeger (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: on tree trunks, cliffs, rotten logs, humus or forest ground in low mountain regions; alt. 500–680 m.
Distribution: China, Korea, Japan, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: Chongqing City, P.-C. Chen 5128 (MO, PE). Fujian: Ning-de City, J. Zhu 36, 432, 1121 (HSNU); Mt. Wuyi, C.-H. Zhang 22-129 (PE). Guangdong: Mt. Dinghu, H. Wu 85 (MO); Xin-feng (Sin-fung) Co., Taam 1055 (NY). Guangxi: Long-sheng Co., J.-M. Jin 942-2 (MO). Hainan: P. Zeng 20 (NY); Le-dong Co., Z.-H. Li 385183 (SYS, PE). Jiangxi: Yuntaishan (Mt.), M.-C. Ji 90515 (JXAU, PE). Liaoning: Kuan-ding Co., Buck 23770 (as Thuidium glaucinum, NY). Taiwan: Gao-hsing City, C.-C. Chuang 1063 (MO, PE, UBC); Miao-li Co., Shevock 14362 (MO); Nan-tou Co., C.-I. Peng 84-60 (MO); Tai-chung Co., C.-C. Chuang 5942 (NY). Yunnan: An-ning Co., Redfearn 33300 (MO); Kun-ming Co., Koponen 37496 (H, MO); Xishuangbanna, W.-X. Xu 6002, 6107, 6158 (PE), M.-Z. Wang 4375 (PE), P.-C. Wu 21914, 21983, 21990 (PE), Redfearn et al. 34282 (MO, NY). Zhejiang: Xitianmu Shan (Mt.), B.-C. Tan 93-552 (FH).


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8. Thuidium pristocalyx (C. Müll.) Jaeg. 灰羽藓 hui-yu xian
Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen. Naturwiss. Ges. 1876–77: 257. 1878. Hypnum pristocalyx C. Müll., Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 12: 573. 1854. Type. India: Nilghiri, Schmid s.n.
Thuidium glaucinum (Mitt.) Bosch & Sande Lac., Bryol. Jav. 2: 117. 1865. Leskea glaucina Mitt., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 133. 1859.
Thuidium cochlearifolium Reim. & Sak., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 64: 549. pl. 21 f. 5. 1931.
Plants large, up to 15 cm long, pale green or yellowish green, rarely dark green, in loosely interwoven patches. Stems usually regularly pinnately branched, reddish rhizoids in tufts at the apex or ventral surface of stems; central strand undifferentiated; paraphyllia sparse, foliose or filamentous, branched, sometimes lacking. Stem leaves appressed when dry, ovate to triangularly ovate, concave, 1–5 mm long; margins serrate; costa reaching 2/3 the leaf length, rarely forked above, usually smooth on the back, rarely papillose; median leaf cells oval to rhomboidal, ca. 5–20 µm long, thick-walled, stellately papillose; branch leaves ovate to widely ovate, about 1 mm long; leaf cells similar to those stem leaves. Dioicous. Perichaetial leaves narrowly ovate-lanceolate, leaf margins serrate at the apex, entire at lower portion. Setae reddish brown or yellowish brown, up to 5 cm long; capsules long cylindrical; exostome teeth broadly lanceolate, reddish brown, papillose above; endostome segments as long as the exostome teeth, finely papillose; basal membrane about 1/2 the length of endostome segments; cilia 2–3. Spores ca. 15 µm in diameter, finely papillose.


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